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  • does zinc help treat acne

    Does Zinc Help Treat Acne?

    Move over, Benzoyl Peroxide. Zinc’s the new acne fighter on the block. Riding the wave of natural skincare, this mineral’s recently found its way into all kinds of products for oily skin, from lightweight moisturisers to spot treatments. I totally see why: it’s natural, gentle and said to help regulate oil production and kick acne […]

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  • retinol side effects

    Retinol Side Effects And How To Deal With Them

    “I’m scared of retinol side effects. I know retinol is the best wrinkle-fighter out there, but I don’t want to deal with redness and irritation. What should I do?” I hear ya. Irritation is no fun. But leaving retinol out of your skincare routine won’t do either. Mmm… What if I told you you could […]

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  • beach day skincare routine

    The Best Beach Skincare Routine For Your Summer Holidays

    What’s your beach skincare game like? Mine ain’t that different from my everyday skincare routine. I can’t stand to have 10 layers on my face on any given day, let alone when I’m roasting under the sun for hours. Just. No. My beach skincare philosophy is KISS (keep it simple, stupid): the morning’s all about […]

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  • how to take care of skin on a plane

    How To Take Care Of Your Skin On A Plane

    I’m sitting in the airport lounge, waiting to board my flight to Budapest. It’s a short trip. Two hours and then I’ll be soaking up the sun at an outdoor spa, going for romantic moonlight walks by the Danube and snacking on chimney cake. I can’t wait. But… my skin is dreading it. Because plane […]

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  • skincare mistakes that give you hyperpigmentation

    3 Skincare Mistakes You May Be Making That Are Giving You Dark Spots

    Dark spots, sun spots, hyperpigmentation… call them however you like, they always spring out all of a sudden as if out of nowhere. Ugh. Sometimes, it’s inevitable. Hormones, injuries and simply growing older can make your skin go haywire and start pumping out more melanin than it needs. But other times… other times you may […]

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  • Which Type Of Peptides Work Best To Repair Skin?

    The world of peptides is a minefield. There are like 100 out there. They all promise you to get rid of your wrinkles, firm your skin and take 10 years off your face. How the heck are you supposed to make sense of all this nonsense and choose the right peptides for you?! The ones that […]

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